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pitzele

Joined 7 years ago from Pennsylvania

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  • The Evil Clog
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    The Evil Clog

    7 years ago

    The whole ordeal started one sunny day when, for some reason, the stuff in the toilet wouldn't go down. I had seen these things happen before - we call them clogs. So I nonchalantly take out my plunger and - whoosh, whoosh, whoosh - everything is...

  • Michael Oher:  How football, perseverance, and kindness saved his life
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    Michael Oher: How football, perseverance, and kindness saved his life

    5 years ago

    I had originally intended to write an inspiring piece about the movie, "The Blind Side", but I would be seriously remiss if I did not mention the difference between truth and movie. As with any movie made about someone's life, there are some places...

  • Biofeedback - A Good Alternative to Medicine
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    Biofeedback - A Good Alternative to Medicine

    7 years ago

     Although many people may try to recommend usage of machines to "teach" your body to react to specific stimuli, I do not believe that is the correct definition.  Biofeedback (sans the machines) is used in hospitals and by physical therapists.  It...

  • The Invention of the Retractable Needle
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    The Invention of the Retractable Needle

    7 years ago

    A retractable hypodermic needle It is funny sometimes the people you run into. In the company where my husband is a manager, there is another manager with whom he is friendly who is the sister of an NFL quarterback. (I am NOT kidding.) Some years...

  • The Space Shuttle Challenger - An American Disaster
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    The Space Shuttle Challenger - An American Disaster

    7 years ago

    Lift Off!  When I was young, I loved the space exploration program.  I had wanted to be an astronaut when I grew up, but went a different direction in my life.  However, my love of the excitement and novelty of the shuttle take-offs has...

  • Babies Aren't the Only Ones Who Need Nursing
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    Babies Aren't the Only Ones Who Need Nursing

    7 years ago

    Breast-Feed or Else - New York Times Is choosing bottle over breast like smoking during pregnancy? A controversial new public health effort suggests it is. When a baby is first born, it has no clue of anything except its own comforts.  Cold,...

  • The Bielski Brothers
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    The Bielski Brothers

    5 years ago

    I had recently watched the movie, Defiance on TV and was so moved and impressed by the Bielski Brothers that I just had to make a hub about them. There are a couple of non-fiction books about the brothers years of hiding and defending themselves in...

  • My Best Weight Loss Secret
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    My Best Weight Loss Secret

    7 years ago

     I have discovered the best and greatest weight loss method that exists.  No fuss, no dieting, no restriction.  You don't even have to exercise.  So what is this amazing secret?  It is very simple.  If you can't afford the food, there is no...

  • You Outsourced Me Too!
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    You Outsourced Me Too!

    7 years ago

    I do not like usually like to weigh in about my strong feelings on keeping jobs and employment local - that is, regional companies who employ local people who then turn around and support the retail in their neighborhoods. But I recently had a few...

  • America and History - We are not Alone
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    America and History - We are not Alone

    7 years ago

    WORKING AMERICA Home WORKING AMERICA Home I enjoy history. Everyone knows the adage, "Those who forget their history are doomed to repeat it." When I look in the newspaper (another anachronism), I read about people complaining that this is the worst...

  • Stop pigeonholing my family!
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    Stop pigeonholing my family!

    7 years ago

     Let me begin by saying that you have probably met me.  I am the parent with an entourage of young children, and not all of them are behaving well.  You have probably stood behind me in line in the grocery store and mentally groaned, knowing that...

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